Back to top

A Relaxing Weekend in the Pikes Peak Region

A Relaxing Weekend in the Pikes Peak Region
3 days

Take your time to explore some of the lesser-known attractions in Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Woodland Park, Cripple Creek and other Pikes Peak-area destinations.

Sustainability Activity

Travel Like a Local:

There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.

Day 1
Activity

Space Foundation Discovery Center

Website

The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region's first and only dedicated space, science and technology center. It is an interactive, education-focused destination that advances science,... Read More

Lunch

La Baguette

Website

French-inspired cuisine that is simple and elegant in Old Colorado City. Each entree is prepared from scratch daily and made from locally grown fresh ingredients, when available. Read More
Activity

Cottonwood Center for the Arts

Website

Whether it's through the process of creating art in our classes or enjoying art as a patron in our galleries, we want everyone to have access to the highest quality arts and culture our fabulous... Read More
Dinner

Prime25

Website

Prime25 is a modern interpretation of the classic steakhouse, with valet parking two levels of dining and sipping experience. A warm, contemporary touch with a mix of copper, rich wood, glass and... Read More
Activity

Michael Garman’s Magic Town

Website

Michael Garman’s Magic Town is a 3,000 square-foot miniature city that combines hundreds of intricately detailed sculptures and cityscapes with magical elements to create one of the world’s truly... Read More

Insider's Tip

Fun for the Family: Ask about the scavenger hunt at Magic Town, which is included with your admission — you might even win a prize!
Lodging

Holden House 1902 Victorian Bed & Breakfast Inn

Website

Awarded "Best" for honeymoon/anniversary! Business/leisure. Colorado's romantic Victorians. Fireplaces, Tubs for 2. Delectable breakfasts and friendly hospitality. AAA Awards. Quiet residential... Read More

Day 2
Breakfast

Garden of the Gods Market and Cafe

Website

From our catering and gourmet market, to a dine-in restaurant, we create award-winning food for any occasion in conjunction with gracious hospitality.

Read More
Activity

Miramont Castle Museum and Manitou Springs Historical Society

Website

Built in 1895, this 34-room is a National Historic Landmark. Furnishings are set in the Victorian era. Self-Guided tours 7 days a week Memorial Day-Labor Day 9am-5-pm. Admission Adults$9, 60+$8,... Read More

Insider's Tip

Tea Time: For lunch, book a table in the Queen's Parlour Tearoom at Miramont Castle. There is also a variety of tea options, including a four-course High Tea.
Activity

Planet Deadline Escape Rooms

Website

We offer both escape room and virtual reality experiences unlike anything else. From our immersive escape rooms to our heart pumping virtual reality arcade, you'll be left with an adrenaline rush... Read More
Dinner

Iron Springs Chateau Melodrama Dinner Theatre

Website

Three course meals and multiple shows to choose from! Boo your Villain or set up your friends to be brought up on stage! Only at the Iron Springs Chateau this summer!

Read More
Lodging

Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

Website

From the prime location of our boutique Manitou Springs bed and breakfast meander to the  restaurants, shops, and galleries on the avenue. Not a typical hotel room, we hope you consider adding... Read More

Breakfast

Donut Mill

Website

The Donut Mill has been a local and Colorado favorite since 1983. Thousands of summer, fall, winter and spring travelers have made the Donut Mill a required stop on their way to enjoying any... Read More
Activity

Ute Pass Historical Society

Website

Discover what went in to developing the Ute Pass area—from the contributions of the Southern Ute people, to the early timber, mining, gambling and agricultural industries and the critical arrival... Read More
Lunch

Paradox Beer Company

Website

Paradox Beer Company's barrel-aged wild and sour beers undergo our exclusive polymicrobial fermentation process. With our brewery nestled in the rich Colorado mountain environment, we have been... Read More

Activity

Outlaws & Lawmen Jail Museum

Website

Housed in a red-brick building that served as the Teller County Jail for nearly 90 years, this historic Cripple Creek museum gives visitors an taste of the shadier side of life in the World's... Read More

Dinner

The Steakhouse at Bronco Billy's

Website

The Steakhouse offers an upscale dining experience with melt-in-your-mouth steaks, sumptuous seafood and delectable desserts. Try our tableside guacamole made right at your table ... request... Read More

Activity

Cripple Creek Butte Theater

Website

Cripple Creek's historic Butte Theater is home to year-round live professional theater, musical entertainment and classic melodrama. Located in downtown Cripple Creek, Colorado.

Read More
Lodging

Imperial Hotel & Restaurant

Website

The Imperial Hotel & Restaurant has been lovingly restored, providing a beautiful location for visitors to treat themselves. Luxurious rooms await, with modern amenities and rich touches that will... Read More